Tyne and Wear HER(6845): Newcastle, Mosley Street, Theatre Royal - Details
Newcastle, Mosley Street, Theatre Royal
Music Speech and Dance Venue
The Theatre Royal was built in Mosley Street, one of the premier shopping and commercial streets in the Georgian town, in 1788. Designed by David Stephenson, Charleton described it as "unsurpassed by any provincial theatre in the country". It was demolished in the 1830s to make way for Grainger's new developments.
<< HER 6845 >> I. Ayris, 1997, A City of Palaces, p 43; N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland, p 76; L. Wilkes and G. Dodds, 1964, Tyneside Classical - The Newcastle of Grainger, Dobson and Clayton; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 22